Published
2008-December
Language
English
Series number
VR 2008:19
Series
Vinnova report
ISBN
978-91-85959-33-4
ISSN
1650-3104
Number of pages
72
Author
Roger Svensson - Mälardalens University & IFN - Research Instutute of Industrial Economics
Price
Publisher
Vinnova
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About Vinnova

This study is an overview of the economic literature on the quantitative relationships between R&D-investments and economic growth. The study was first published in Swedish in May 2008 by the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise (Svenskt Näringsliv). Since the scientific and policy discussion on the issues discussed in the report is highly international and since this study represents a broad overview of the current economic research on these issues, Vinnova has funded the translation of the report into English. Thereby we hope that this study could further inform and inspire the already intense scientific and policy discussion on the nature and determinants of the relationships between research, innovation and economic growth.